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Old 07-09-2008, 06:01 PM
hofts hofts is offline
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barnes varmit grenade

wondering anybody's experience with these compared to other exposive type varmint bullets? thanks
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Old 07-16-2008, 11:18 AM
Andy L Andy L is offline
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Very thin jacket. Prairie dogs fine. Larger animals, iffy, at best. Perfect shot, ok on larger animals. Hit even a rib bone close to the skin and it will blow up.
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Old 11-13-2008, 09:57 PM
Evan03 Evan03 is offline
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the 55gr grenade needs 1/12 twist barrel. most all 22/250s are 1/14

then theres a lighter one that would fly past 4200. ive burned out my throught with light pills i dont shoot anything over 3800 in the swift anymore and i dont shoot lighter than 50s.

i think the varmit grades put the 223 right there with the 204
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